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Animated New Yorker covers

The New Yorker is known for its iconic covers. What’s less known is that in recent times, they have created animated versions of quite a number of their covers. And they are a thing of absolute beauty.

Published in Weekly Filet #287

Rethinking Guernica

Museo Reina Sofia

Pablo Picasso’s «Guernica» is probably the best known painting depicting the horrors of war. This new website lets you explore the painting in every little detail and even see it in infrared, ultraviolet and x-rayed.

Published in Weekly Filet #257

The Pixel Painter

Vimeo

Microsoft has announced that it will discontinue its infamous drawing app MS Paint. Made me think of this wonderful video profile of a retired graphic artist who uses MS Paint to create little masterpieces.

Published in Weekly Filet #241

Freefall

Google Arts & Culture Experiments

A rather trippy experience: Explore thousands of artworks in virtual, three-dimensional space. And somehow, time passes quicker in this space, I’ve come to realise.

Published in Weekly Filet #225

Painting in the Dark

Vimeo

A beautiful video essay on «The Struggle for Art in A World Obsessed with Popularity». It’s basically Van Gogh telling you to keep doing what you’re doing, even if nobody is taking notice.

Published in Weekly Filet #-1 In collection: Think Different